December 8, 2008
Uniontown, OH — Wayne Homes, Ohio’s #1 on-your-lot custom builder, is actively supporting local charities in numerous communities this holiday season, including its fifth annual “Share a Christmas” campaign, which last year raised $11,606 to benefit local charities.
“Wayne Homes is pleased to continue our efforts to help make the holidays a little brighter in the communities we serve,” said Maurie Jones, Corporate VP, Sales & Marketing, Wayne Homes. “After all, we don’t just work in these communities; we live in them as well. Wayne Homes’ focus is to provide shelter and comfort for our customers and we’re pleased to support the similar efforts made by many charitable organizations. During these tough economic times it is more important than ever to assist charitable organizations that help make a positive difference in people’s lives.”
The 8 community organizations receiving support through Wayne Homes Model Home Center donation drives include:
•Akron, OH – Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties
•Ashland, OH – Ashland Parenting Plus
•Bowling Green, OH – Alicia’s Voice, battered women’s shelter
•Delaware, OH – Big Walnut Friends Who Share, food and clothing service
•Newark, OH – YES Club, youth after-school club
•Portage, OH – Toys for Tots
•Sandusky, OH – Victory Temple Soup Kitchen
•Pittsburgh, PA – Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Wayne Homes also supports many nonprofit charities and events throughout Ohio including:
•Habitat for Humanity
•Boy Scouts of America
•Chili Open (which helps special children attend the Akron Rotary Camp.
•Model home furniture donations to the Salvation Army, Legacy Ministries, Every Woman’s House, and Portage County Community Services
•Akron General Hospital
“Wayne Homes is passionate about being an active part of the community,” said Dave Logsdon, President & CEO, Wayne Homes. “We aren’t just a company that builds homes. We’re a service company. Our team is driven by our core values, which include a commitment by each employee to share his or her unique combination of time, money and elbow grease in our communities. Only people who are willing to help make a difference can become part of this special team.”
Wayne Homes, headquartered in Uniontown, Ohio, was founded in 1973 and is Ohio’s #1 on-your-lot custom homebuilder. Its philosophy of building energy efficient homes with unlimited choices while building a partnership with the customer has propelled the company to expand throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania.